Calendar for the Week of 9/22/2014 to 9/28/2014

by UMaineCLASAdvisingCenter

Monday, September 22
Sign up for small group tutoring is ongoing. The Tutor Program is also offering Drop-in Tutoring, located in the Tutor Program classroom on the first floor of the library (between the Research Consultation Area and the Writing Center classroom).  Check out their website for more information and the full schedule.  
Drop-in Tutoring for Monday:
12pm-1pm – MAT 115
2pm-4pm – PHY 122
4pm-5pm – PSY 100
5pm-7pm – MAT 228

Every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday during the semester the Department of Modern Languages and Classics offers the opportunity to practice conversations in other languages.  It is located in Little Hall, Room 207 and is open to anyone who wants to have conversations in the specific language.
12pm-1pm – French Table

Tuesday, September 23
Lecture: The Ecology of Games
Alenda Y. Cheng – Assistant Professor of English at the University of Connecticut
4pm – 5pm, presented by the University of Maine Humanities Center

Contemporary games may offer quantitatively and qualitatively distinct opportunities for representing pressing ecological problems. Games not only meld the computational advantages of programming-driven processes with the aesthetic range of literature, cinema, and other arts, but more importantly render environmental outcomes and ethics into powerfully playable scenarios.

Drop-in Tutoring for Tuesday:
11am-12pm – CHY 121
2pm-3pm – SMS 100
4pm-6pm – BIO 100

Wednesday, September 24
Drop-in Tutoring for Wednesday:
9am-10am – PHY 121
10am-11am – AST 109
11pm-12pm – SMS 100
1pm-2pm – BIO 100
2pm-3pm – PHY 121
4pm-5pm – PHY 111

12pm-1pm – German Table

Thursday, September 25
Lecture: X-raying Active Galaxies: Exploring the Environments of Supermassive Black Holes
Neil Brandt – Professor of Astronomy at Penn State
7:30pm – 9:30pm, 140 Bennett Hall

Powerful X-ray emission is a universal property of actively accreting supermassive black holes. Studies of this emission probe the black hole’s immediate environment where mass accretion black-hole growth occur.

Drop-in Tutoring for Thursday:
10am-11am – CHY 121
1pm-2pm – MAT 232
3pm-4pm -PSY 100
4pm-6pm – BIO 100

12pm-1pm – Spanish Table

If other events turn up, we will be sure to update the calendar. Have a great week!